pentaerythritol tetranitrate

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pen·​ta·​eryth·​ri·​tol tet·​ra·​ni·​trate | \ ˌpen-tə-i-ˈri-thrə-ˌtȯl-ˌte-trə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt How to pronounce pentaerythritol tetranitrate (audio) , -trət, -ˌtōl- \

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1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pentaerythritol tetranitrate was in 1923

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“Pentaerythritol tetranitrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pentaerythritol%20tetranitrate. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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pentaerythritol tetranitrate

noun
pentaerythritol tet·​ra·​ni·​trate | \ -ˌte-trə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt, -trət How to pronounce pentaerythritol tetranitrate (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

: a crystalline ester C5H8N4O12 made by nitrating pentaerythritol and used in the treatment of angina pectoris

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